Hornets vs Cavaliers: NBA Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – December 23, 2020

Posted By Staff on December 22, 2020

The Charlotte Hornets (0-0) play the Cleveland Cavaliers (0-0) as favorites on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 7:00 PM ET on FS-OH.

The betting insights in this article reflect odds data from DraftKings Sportsbook as of December 22, 2020, 3:40 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds.

Hornets vs Cavaliers Betting Odds

Injury Report as of December 22

Hornets: None
Cavaliers: None

Hornets and Cavaliers Records ATS

  • Charlotte went over .500 against the spread last season with a record of 32-30-2.
  • In 46.9% of its games last season (30/64), Charlotte and its opponents outscored the set over/under.
  • Cleveland had a 30-33-2 record ATS last season.
  • Cleveland and its opponents typically covered the over/under last season, doing so in 55.4% (36) of its 65 games played.

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Head to Head

Terry Rozier (30 points) led the Hornets over Collin Sexton (21 points) and the Cavaliers 109-106 in their most recent matchup on Thursday. The Cavaliers were favored by 1.5 points in the game, but the Hornets covered the spread. The 215 total points in the matchup went over the 212.5-point over/under.

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/2/2020 Cavaliers Cavaliers -1.5 212.5 -125 105 Regular Season 109-106 CHA
12/18/2019 Cavaliers Cavaliers -3 212 -146 122 Regular Season 100-98 CLE*
4/9/2019 Cavaliers Regular Season 124-97 CHA
12/19/2018 Hornets Regular Season 110-99 CHA
11/13/2018 Cavaliers Regular Season 113-89 CLE
11/3/2018 Hornets Regular Season 126-94 CHA
3/28/2018 Hornets Regular Season 118-105 CLE
11/24/2017 Cavaliers Regular Season 100-99 CLE
11/15/2017 Hornets Regular Season 115-107 CLE
3/24/2017 Hornets Regular Season 112-105 CLE
  • 12/18/2019 DNP – Hornets: P.J. Washington

Scoring Trends

  • Last season, the Hornets were the NBA’s lowest-scoring team (102.9 PPG), while the Cavaliers allowed their opponents the 22nd-fewest points per game (114.8) in the league.
  • The Hornets had a -439-point scoring differential last season (-6.7 per game). The Cavaliers were also been out-scored by opponents on average last year (-513 total points, -7.9 per game).

Hornets Leaders

  • Devonte’ Graham put up 18.2 points per game last season while adding 7.5 assists.
  • Cody Zeller grabed 7.1 rebounds per game.
  • Rozier collected 1.0 per game. Bismack Biyombo averaged 0.9 blocks a game.

Cavaliers Leaders

  • Sexton averaged 20.8 points per game last season.
  • Andre Drummond collected 15.8 rebounds per game and Darius Garland dished out 3.9 assists per contest.
  • Drummond recorded 2.0 steals and 1.7 blocks per game.

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